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Ilioinguinal/Iliohypogastric Neuropathy

  • R. Graham Vanderlinden
  • Rajiv Midha
  • Loren Vanderlinden

Abstract

Persistent pain following inguinal hernia repairs is a significant problem. Marsden reported a series of 939 inguinal hernia repairs in which 2.8% of patients still suffered significant wound pain at 1 year and 1.4% were substantially disabled at 3 years. Entrapment of the ilioinguinal or the iliohypogastric nerves may be caused by suture placement, tendinous bands, fibrous adhesions, or neuroma formation.

Keywords

Inguinal Hernia Inguinal Hernia Repair Anterior Superior Iliac Spine Proximal Stump Ilioinguinal Nerve 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 2001

Authors and Affiliations

  • R. Graham Vanderlinden
    • 1
  • Rajiv Midha
    • 1
  • Loren Vanderlinden
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of NeurosurgeryMississaugaTrillium Health CentreCanada

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